The Coon Rapids City Council amended the city’s solar ordinance last month to allow solar energy systems as a principal use on large parcels and catch up with modern technology. The solar ordinance was initially adopted in 2014, sustainability planner Olivia Dorow Hovland said. “Since then, technology and best practices have changed,” Dorow Hovland said. […]

All Incumbents won & all of the Bylaws passed. (There were less than 10,000 voters‐‐which is FEWER than last year.) Up to 135,000 voters (Connexus Member-Owners) were eligible to vote. Dist. 1–Mark Ethen 55%, Zach Arco 32%, Sam Villella 13%; Dist. 3‐‐Fran Bator 73%, George Wimmer 27%; Dist. 4–Gordy Westerlind 49%, Angie Ronayne 34%, Brad […]

Our “Connecting-Us” group recommends that you vote for one of the Challenger (not incumbent) Candidates in EACH of the 3 areas. (The voting is done “at-large,” beyond the specific area where you live.) Have you ever “heard from” any of the incumbents? Many of them have been on the Board for DECADES! If you believe […]

Would you like to save energy and money on your gas and electric bills or learn about renewable options in your area? Would you like to clear up confusion about any changes on your utility bill? Citizens Utility Board (CUB) is holding call-in 30 minute utility bill clinics to review your home energy bills, answer questions, […]

Unfortunately, none of our 3 Challenger Candidates won their elections to the Connexus Energy Board of Directors. However, our “Connecting-Us” grassroots reform efforts will continue. We encourage people in the Connexus territory to attend our educational meetings. In the meantime, our efforts ARE making a difference in the policies and messaging from the Connexus Energy Electric […]

Join us at Invictus Brewing on March 10 at 6:00 p.m. for a brew to the ballot! We are launching the official campaign season to elect Brad Blue and Marsha Van Denburgh to the Connexus Energy board of directors.  Come swell the gathering!